This collaborative work focuses on the international dimension of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania's security challenges post their re-emergence as independent states in 1991. Given their specific geopolitical positioning between the 'old West and Russia', however, they are subjected to particularly acute attention in spite of their smallness. As a result, they have come to represent incarnations of several fundamental post-Cold War questions.
'A valuable introduction to Baltic issues for an international readership. It should be of considerable interest as the EU and NATO enlargement debates develop, and as turmoil continues in Russia.' - Journal of Peace Research